In Another Sun: cover done, contract signed with Tortoise Books, blurbs are hot, release date coming soon.
“Creek on the Right” is forthcoming June 2020 in the Dead Mule School of Literature, which will be their twenty-fourth year of publishing, and as their slogan says “No good Southern fiction is complete without a dead mule.” Big thanks to Valerie McEwan et al.
“One Swift Effort,” a short story, is an honorable mention in the 47th New Millennium Writing awards.
“Many and Many a Year Ago” has won the 2019 Norton Girault Literary Prize in Fiction from Barely South Review (Old Dominion University); the fall 2019 issue will feature the short story.
Nearby, the battalion nicknamed Heartbreakers had discovered an entrance underground that had slipped by the rest of us searching the property.
And Ethan, his yarmulke crowning his head, turned to the crowd, and I don’t remember if the young man in the story is named the same as my friend, but he is here because Ethan is a good name from the Old Testament and the original covenant between God and Man, this bond justifying ways not always seen through a selfish cloud.
“This story is an act of fiction—even the parts that I didn’t have to make up.” In the latest Authors Talk, a podcast produced by Superstition Review, I talk about my short story “Something in the Way” published in issue 19.